Double pitch extension to cottage with rain-chain completed in Co. Mayo

Below are a few photos in a slideshow from a recently completed extension to a relatively new cottage in County Mayo: Thanks to: Contractor: P Fallon & Sons Ltd Kitchen & Fitted Furniture: Conroy Kitchens Structural Engineering: Paul Cuddy Photography: Read More …

Excellent piece on @TG4TV of Mayo Architect Pat McCabe’s house #Mayo

Yesterdays episode of Tithe Cois Farraige with Síle Nic Chonaonaigh on TG4 had an excellent piece showing Mayo architect Pat McCabe’s coastal home in County Mayo. You can catch it via the TG4 player HERE or by clicking on the Read More …

Long over due job at office done : #Signage @bridgesigns

A special thinks to the following for the new signage outside our office that was finally put up at the weekend: • Brian at Bridge Signs • Howard Healey Contractor and his team of lads who got it up and Read More …

What would you build for love?

We’re working on a very interesting renovation/restoration/reconstruction project at the moment – the Chalet at Ard na Gaoithe Forest near to Ashford Castle in County Mayo. Below is what it was looking like before we started: It was in a Read More …

Nearing completion on this ‘Triple’ extension #Mayo

We’re getting very close to completion on this ‘Triple’ extension in County Mayo: The triple (Tony Curtis would be proud): • Porch • Kitchen Dining with double pitch and rain chain • Bedroom with zinc fascia More to follow soon…

Going to site (finally) on this Passivhaus

It looks like we’re going to site on this Passivhaus in County Mayo; the plan was to go for full certification but we’ll see how this pans out. It’s taken a while to get there but I’m excited to see Read More …

And I’ve got a new @RIAIonline Certificate to hang on the wall! #CPD

I wrote THIS POST 5 years ago on what CPD is about and today (in a new initiative); the RIAI are awarding architects who meet their CPD requirements with a new certificate: I love my CPD and I enjoy learning Read More …

Black Friday and Cyber Monday – We will pay the VAT on our online services #CouponCode

For Black Friday through Cyber Monday – we will pay the VAT on any purchases in our online SHOP* So if you’ve been thinking about an extension, or a consultation on a new house – NOW’S THE TIME TO JUMP!** Read More …

Eureka ! #Architalks (and what I do if clients don’t appreciate these moments)

This post is part of the ArchiTalks series where a group of us (architects who also blog) all post on the same day and promote each other’s blogs. The Topic ‘Leader’ for this post ‘Eureka’ is Stephan Ramos. You know Read More …

Land Registry Maps – We do these too!

Land Registry – The Who, What, Why and Where! Before I jump in and shout that WE DO LAND REGISTRY MAPS!, it’s probably best to give an explanation of what they are: There are 2 separate systems for recording property Read More …